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BY Kellie Bramlet Blackburn

As a cancer caregiver, you’ve probably been told it’s important to take care of your own physical and mental health, too. But sometimes that’s easier said than done, especially when you’re here at MD Anderson focusing on your loved one.

That’s why we’ve made a list of ways that you can look after your own health while you’re here at MD Anderson, whether you’re waiting on appointments or visiting a loved one.

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Cancerwise blog post: Ideas for cancer caregivers to improve their health while helping loved ones through cancer treatment

BY MD Anderson staff

MD Anderson’s Moon Shots Program™ was launched five years ago to increase the speed at which our scientists and physicians turn their research...

BY Kellie Bramlet Blackburn

Phil Richmond never missed his annual physical, and he considers himself lucky for that. Because he smoked, his doctor performed a chest X-ray...

BY Kellie Bramlet Blackburn

During the last 16 years, Dian Snowden has sought treatment at MD Anderson for numerous health issues, including thyroid cancer screening and a breast cancer recurrence. But it was a trip to MD Anderson’s Lyda Hill Cancer Prevention Center in December 2016 that helped spot her lung cancer.

“Even though I am 75 years old, I drive four hours to come to MD Anderson’s Cancer Prevention Center because this is where I get the best care...

Cancerwise blog post: Survivor seeks lung cancer treatment after screening at MD Anderson helps spot lung cancer

BY Kellie Bramlet

Spiral CT lung cancer screening can help save lives. Current smokers (or former smokers who quit in the past 15 years) and those who smoke...

BY MD Anderson

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths, but new advances in prevention, lung cancer screening and research are helping to save...

BY Chuck Martinez

Six years after a stage III lung cancer diagnosis and 13 years after a superficial bladder cancer diagnosis and two recurrences, it&#39...

BY Tom Barber

I have watched several friends and, now, a mother and two sisters at or near death from lung cancer. When my sister passed away this summer...

BY Scott Merville

When a massive clinical trial about lung cancer screening shows a benefit to current and former smokers, why can it take so long to become...

BY Katrina Burton

Lung cancer is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States, with more than 157,000 deaths reported last year, according...